There in hymnit states: View in context It is to be remembered likewise that neither the Greeks nor Romans, from whom we have received all our information, ever carried their arms into this part of the world, or ever heard of multitudes of nations that dwell upon the banks of this vast river; that the countries where the Nile rises, and those through which it runs, have no inhabitants but what are savage and uncivilised; that before they could arrive at its head, they must surmount the insuperable obstacles of impassable forests, inaccessible cliffs, and deserts crowded with beasts of prey, fierce by nature, and raging for want of sustenance.
Their observations inform us that Abyssinia, where the Nile rises and waters vast tracts of land, is full of mountains, and in its natural situation much higher than Egypt; that all the winter, from June to September, no day is without rain; that the Nile receives in its course all the rivers, brooks, and torrents which fall from those mountains; these necessarily swell it above the banks, and fill the plains of Egypt with the inundation.
Although eros is initially felt for a person, with contemplation it becomes an appreciation of the beauty within that person, or even becomes appreciation of beauty itself. Every time we see love expressed by fellow men, we are reminded of the love of God.
If you have no sympathy for the troubles of others You are not worthy to be called by the name of "man". The corresponding noun is amor the significance of this term for the Romans is well illustrated in the fact, that the name of the City, Rome —in Latin: He preached a very simple message: When we think of Christ upon the cross, and the love that put Him there, we are drawn to Him.
People who consider the meaning of art to be pleasure cannot realise its true meaning, in fact, people will come to understand the meaning of art only when they cease to consider that the aim of art is pleasure.
NAS I invite you to take this step today.
The fourth was In Lieu Of Flowers. For a work of art ought not to bring before the creative imagination a content in its universality as such, but rather this universality under the mode of individual concreteness and distinctive sensuous particularity.
At the same time, the Ancient Greek text of the Bible has examples of the verb agapo having the same meaning as phileo. After the uncertainty of such transitions, it will become obvious that women were going through the abundance and variation of those often ridiculous disguises just so that they could purify their own essential nature and wash out the deforming influences of the other sex.
An entirely different game is played in different ages. He laid down His life for them. Not only is infection a sure sign of art, but the degree of infectiousness is the sole measure of excellence in art. The music would later find its way onto VAST albums being reworked into a full-band setting on future release Me and You.
Moresby to whom I am indebted for much invaluable informationis of vast size, namely, ninety nautical miles across in one direction, and seventy miles in another line; and is in many respects eminently curious. This would favor monogamous relationships over polygamy.
And love, most especially, mio caro. For you, our children, our brothers and sisters. And for the vast and wonderful world that gave us life, and keeps us guessing.
Combining love, duty, material security, and marriage was not the strain for her that it was for many men and women of that era.
Anne wrote love poems to her husband that completely ignored the injunction of Puritan ministers not to place one's spouse too high in one's affections. Unfortunately, the English language isn't quite as innovative, though it has vast opportunities to differentiate meaning.
Certainly, Love is one of those opportunities. And so, too, is Friendship. Instead, teach them to long for the vast and endless sea. If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people together to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
Aug 13, · A Healing Space reflections on love, meaning, and the aliveness of immediate experience The purpose of this blog is to provide a holding, attuned, and provocative space for the mysteries of your heart to unfold.
New International Version How precious to me are your thoughts, God! How vast is the sum of them! New Living Translation How precious are your thoughts about me, O God.The vast meaning of love